Skynet 11-9-18 “Space Cookies” & “The Transit of Mercury” 9PM CT


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Saturday’s Topic: “Space Cookies” & “The Transit of Mercury”

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Space Cookies!.

Discussion Topic of the Evening.

Space Cookies!

The Doubletree Cookie

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Space Exploration and Space History

Tom KE5ICX

Space Exploration News

Nov. 11th: Transit of Mercury

Nov. 8th: The “Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act” was signed into law honoring the women behind the mathematical challenges of space flight.

Composite Picture of Dorothy Vaughan, Kathrine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden

Space-Related Birthdays

Nov. 4th

1916: Walter Cronkite Born

Walter Coronkite in Low Gravity Simulator
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIizurIXkAEgWNM?format=jpg&name=medium

This Week in Space History

Nov. 4th

2003: Massive Solar X-Ray Flare Whipped into Space Detected by GEOS

GOES Solar Flare 11/03/2003 Video

Astronaut John Herrington, First Native American to Fly in Space (STS-113)

Astronaut John Herrington
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIj09zLWoAABE2C?format=jpg&name=medium

Nov. 5th

1928: Amelia Earhart, First Woman to Fly Across the Atlantic Ocean

Amelia Earhart
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EInXUb9WoAAmQ73?format=jpg&name=medium

1967: ATS-3 Launched

ATS-3 Artist Rendering
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIn-AEZXYAIKy68?format=jpg&name=medium

1995: Galileo Mission Begins Surveying Jupiter

Galileo and Amalthea
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIouS5EWkAAOWoE?format=jpg&name=medium

Nov. 6

1958: Pilot John McKay Takes X-1E on its Final Flight

X-1E
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EItRb67WwAIxAAn?format=jpg&name=medium

X-1E Gate Guard
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIt6D_WUEAA4KUz?format=jpg&name=medium

Launch of X-1E

1980: Saturn’s Red Spot Photographed

Saturn’s Red Spot
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EItwGmvXkAEvkBR?format=jpg&name=small

2014: Cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin Brings Olympic Torch Aboard ISS

Tyurin with Torch
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EIyCh-RX0AEUOcc?format=jpg&name=medium

Nov. 7

1967: Surveyor 6 Launches

Launch Video

STS-51A Breaks Through Clouds
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EI3I646XUAARvTa?format=jpg&name=medium

Nov. 9

1967: Saturn V Launches on Maiden Voyage with Apollo 4

Apollo 4 Launch

Waz Up?

If Chaz is out, go to http://www.earthsky.org/tonight and read the info there.

Transit of Mercury
Worksheet 1
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Worksheet 2
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Picture #1 – Big Bear
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Picture #2 Cerro Toledo
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Picture #3 Greatest Elongation
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Picture #4 – Great Elongation Chart
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Picture #5 Latitude/Longitude Distance Calculator
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Picture #5A
Mercury Both
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Picture #6 Mercury 1010
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/75392689_3787954661230689_688836836436475904_o.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_oc=AQlHQfcbCrD6XjZSgnqFDudo3dPBY4bwbQxnUMRLAI3B3mPw0gui18SihO4tGrY4Hv4&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=e320e51def7e462fe38ca28f459f2132&oe=5E652C07

Picture #7 Expanded view of aligned images
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Picture #8 – Apparent Size to Sun
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Picture #9 – Mercury Image Stacked Photo
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Picture #10 – Overlay Image
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Space Launches For This Week
Space Coast Launches

Upcoming Rocket Launch List

Space Flight Now Launch Schedule

Launch Schedule

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

Voyager 2 Reaches Interstellar Space
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/11/191104112823.htm?fbclid=IwAR0fuHwpIAiq44k3kexcGv7yYdQsayFhqO73dn4buNfk1YyFtOIvErjLLyU
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
ISS
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST

Nov. 12
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=25544&mjd=58799.4918753585&type=V

LightSail 2
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=44420&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST

Nov. 11
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=44420&mjd=58798.4944110173&type=V

Nov. 13
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=44420&mjd=58800.4871868198&type=V

Nov. 14
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=44420&mjd=58801.4472263867&type=V

North Korean Satellite
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=39026&lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST

Nov. 12
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58799.516821781&type=V

Nov. 13
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58801.0020221346&type=V

Nov. 16
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0462&lng=-96.9942&loc=Lewisville&alt=0&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58803.5111936037&type=V

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